Hyperpigmentation is the overproduction of melanin which cause discoloration of the skin.
Hyperpigmentation is usually harmless but sometimes can be a symptom for disease.
- Excessive sun exposure
- Hormonal changes
- Some antibiotics and drugs against seizures; treatments with hormones
- Inflammation and skin injuries such as acne vulgaris
- The daily use of Sunscreen with SPF 30, protects the skin and prevents the appearance of hyperpigmentation.
- Exfoliation twice a week helps to dissolve the darkened dead skin cells from the epidermis and reveal fresh, younger and healthier looking skin.